The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 62 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 33 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.79% 0.67% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 0.79% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 0
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 886 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.62% 84.38% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 656 815 696
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 11 £45,000 -
Stansted - 4 £39,000 -
Dover - 1 £52,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 44 (55.70%) User Acceptance Testing
1 44 (55.70%) Test Scripting
2 39 (49.37%) Regression Testing
2 39 (49.37%) Finance
3 32 (40.51%) Mentoring
4 31 (39.24%) Project Management
4 31 (39.24%) ISEB
5 30 (37.97%) People Management
6 28 (35.44%) System Integration Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Smoke Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Integration Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Software Testing
7 27 (34.18%) ISTQB
8 26 (32.91%) Supplier Management
8 26 (32.91%) Line Management
9 24 (30.38%) Test Management
10 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (21.52%) SDLC
12 15 (18.99%) AS400
12 15 (18.99%) Selenium
13 11 (13.92%) HP UFT
13 11 (13.92%) HP
13 11 (13.92%) JIRA
13 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (11.39%) QA
14 9 (11.39%) Load Testing
14 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
14 9 (11.39%) Quality Management
15 8 (10.13%) Degree
15 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Selenium
2 11 (13.92%) HP UFT
2 11 (13.92%) JIRA
3 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Analyst
2 32 (40.51%) Test Analyst
3 27 (34.18%) Test Manager
4 13 (16.46%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Service Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.86%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.33%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (5.06%) Service Transition Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Transition Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (3.80%) Tester
11 2 (2.53%) IT Manager
11 2 (2.53%) UAT Manager
12 1 (1.27%) Head of Testing
12 1 (1.27%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
2 3 (3.80%) DOM
2 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) AS400
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Statistics
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Test Scripting
1 44 (55.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (49.37%) Regression Testing
3 32 (40.51%) Mentoring
4 31 (39.24%) Project Management
5 30 (37.97%) People Management
6 28 (35.44%) Integration Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Smoke Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Software Testing
6 28 (35.44%) System Integration Testing
7 26 (32.91%) Line Management
7 26 (32.91%) Supplier Management
8 24 (30.38%) Test Management
9 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (21.52%) SDLC
11 9 (11.39%) Load Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Quality Management
12 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) ISEB
2 27 (34.18%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (6.33%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft